All attractions and entertainment venues, forming the Orlando Universal Resort, make it a very well rounded vacation destination. The Orlando Universal CityWalk is a magnificent collection of themed restaurants, vibrant nightclubs and specialty shops. The area features the biggest names in live music, dancing and dining, elegance of the restaurants and prolific shopping opportunities.
The Islands of Adventure is surely one the most technologically advanced and richly themed parks in the United States. The park has a bouquet of special treats and wonderful delights, revealed through exploring its six theme "islands". Here you will visit the Port of Entry, designed as an Arabian Bazaar, the Marvel Super Hero Island, corresponding to Marvel comic books, the renowned Jurassic Park, Lost Continent, a land of Greek, Arabian and Medieval myths and legends, the Toon Lagoon, designed for kids and adults, and a special area for children, Seuss Landing, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.
The magnificent lands of magic and fairytales in conjunction with breathtaking rides and stunning shows make the essence of the Islands of Adventure an overfilled vessel of adventure and imagination. The rides combine an enormous speed and thrill with interactive experiences. For instance, the Jurassic Park River Adventure allows riders to view animatronic dinosaurs along their way and experience an eighty five foot drop, while escaping the jaws of a menacing T-Rex. The Dueling Dragons is an inverted dueling roller coaster with two different tracks, called the Fire and Ice.
The Universal Studios Florida is also an original theme park at Orlando Universal, providing a full day of movie rides and TV trivia. The Universal Studios Florida features incredibly stunning live shows and interactive performances, popular both among kids and among their parents. Here you will see those things that you can see mostly in your dreams. The Men in Black Alien Attack gives children an opportunity to shoot at aliens. Each member of the family can start a subway trip into the middle of the Earthquake. The Ride it Out highlights a flying cow. The Terminator 2: 3-D Battle Across Time puts you on the front line of an unpredictable cyber war. Shrek 4-D is an amazing fun and adventure interactive game, which any child will enjoy. Shrek 4-D is a multi-media continuation of Shrek fairytale, recently introduced at the Universal theme parks in Hollywood, Orlando and Japan. The newest and scariest roller coaster Revenge of the MummySM The Ride is awaiting thrill seekers with its dark fears and evil undead creatures.
There are three beautifully themed Loews hotels, operating in the Orlando Universal area. Guests of each hotel receive a complimentary Universal Express access to bypass the regular queue at most attractions in the Universal Studios Florida and the Islands of Adventure. The Portofino Bay Hotel is a wonderful recreation of the Mediterranean seaside resort village of Portofino, Italy, with original Italian seaside charm. The Hard Rock Hotel is a musically-themed hotel with moderate prices. The Royal Pacific Resort is a tropical, South Pacific themed hotel and is the newest, largest and most expensive of all.